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D&H Goes Green, Selling 46 Million Eco-Friendly Products Since 2010
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D&H Distributing celebrates the five-year anniversary of its “Go Green” initiative in 2015, as Earth Day marks its 45th year Wednesday, April 22. It sold 46,809,568 ecologically-conservative products between 2010 and 2015, with an increase of more than 7.5 million items ordered year-over-year since April 2014. “Earth Day is a great time to brainstorm on how else we can preserve resources, to review how efficient our current policies have been, and to assess how they impact reseller business,” said Jeff Davis, senior vice president of sales at D&H. “On Earth Day’s 45th anniversary a...
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Mobile Broadband Modem Market at Tipping Point, ABI Research Finds
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Despite $4.1 billion in 2014 revenues, market intelligence firm ABI Research predicts the market for broadband modems used in non-smartphone mobile computers, tablets and CE devices could fall as fewer people purchase aftermarket USB modems or update notebook PCs.  Hauwei continues to dominate the modem market, according to ABI Research, with a 62 percent share of 2014 worldwide modem unit volume. “The vendor landscape changed significantly in 2014 with several suppliers exiting the computing modem business, changing strategic focus to exclusively M2M / IoT, or being acquired,” said S...
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Webroot at RSA Conference 2015: Collective Threat Intelligence Can Protect the Internet of Everything
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Webroot, a provider of intelligent security for endpoints and collective threat intelligence, announced it will showcase a self-learning platform designed to protect the Internet of Everything at the RSA Conference 2015, April 20 to 24 in San Francisco, Calif. According to Webroot, its platform is the most accurate threat intelligence network developed to protect IoE, and it can identify unique threats by examining actions, locations and association with malicious matter. Hal Lonas, Webroot CTO, and David Dufour, Webroot senior director of security architecture, will host a speaking sess...
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Comodo Announces Availability of MyDLP v2.8
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Cybersecurity solution developer Comodo announced today the next generation of Comodo MyDLP, a software solution with a single user license that monitors, discovers and prevents company data leakage from endpoints networkwide. "The endpoint is the most volatile security risk for data loss in networks today, as IT administrators struggle to balance security needs without hindering employee needs and performance," said Burak Akin, product manager for MyDLP, Comodo.   "MyDLP helps ensure regulatory compliance and limiting access to those who can move information, helping enterprises m...
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Traffic is our Biggest O365 workshop competitor!
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The fact is, our current roadshow featuring independent Office 365 workshops in a handful of NFL cities is going swimmingly. We’re ahead of our plan for 100+ engaged and excited IT Pros per city, soaking up the fountain of knowledge from our hot shot speakers. ‘Nough said. But we’ve had some learning along the way. One lesson is that traffic in every major city is a problem. It’s our biggest competitor to having you attend our workshop. So, we have a simple solution: a Connected Event that you can participate in from your office (even your home office!). Our online event is interactive, with ...
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Community Corner: Carl Katz Does a “Soft Launch” of Book in Vancouver, BC
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Good day, SMB Nation Community. We received word from Carl Katz, long-time community member (and fellow musician) that he recently had a “soft launch” of his book for a local Vancouver Tech User Group. The launch saw about 15 attendees, and Carl was able to sell 6 books. He’s looking to take this book tour international, however. He would like to launch his book at a Seattle User Group, with a 45-minute presentation, and a 15-min Q&A. You can learn more about Carl's book at: http://www.itconsultingsecrets.com/home.html Any Seattle-area user groups are encouraged to contact Carl at: carl...
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Lenovo Cuts Ribbon on New Center, Expanding Customer Engagement Opportunities
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Lenovo announced today it opened its North American Enterprise Briefing Center, a space on the Lenovo Research Triangle Park campus that offers customers a space to access and experience its portfolio of enterprise products and services. “There’s no better way to understand the game-changing benefits of our data center technologies than to see them in action,” said CJ Bruno, Intel vice president and general manager for the Americas. The center, which leverages knowledge and skills of companies including Intel, Samsung Semiconductor, QLogic and Emerson Network Power, will provide general solu...
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EarthLink Expands WAN Portfolio
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EarthLink Holdings Corp. announced earlier this week the launch of its managed IPsec VPN service, which was developed to support secure data exchange and connect multiple locations on a high-bandwidth PCI-compliant network. IPsec VPN, short for Internet protocol security for virtual private networks, is the newest addition to Earthlink’s wide-area networking portfolio and best suited for retail, healthcare, financial or professional business operating at multiple locations. "The addition of IPsec VPN to EarthLink's WAN portfolio positions us to design and implement right-size networks that ...
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Gemalto Releases DSCI Results, Discovers Misperception of Perimeter Security Effectiveness
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Digital security provider Gemalto released today the findings of the 2015 Data Security Confidence Index, which revealed a deepening gap between the perception and reality of perimeter security effectiveness as the number of global data breaches increases. “With the number of sophisticated breaches on the rise, relying on perimeter security systems alone is no longer enough. Traditional security staples such as firewalls and anti-virus should be part of a much greater security strategy. IT decision makers need to take into account that if someone is motivated enough they will breach a network...
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WatchGuard Names Prakash Panjwani as New CEO
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WatchGuard Technologies today announced that it has named Prakash Panjwani, formerly of SafeNet, as its new CEO. In addition, Panjwani and current CEO Mike Kohlsdorf will both be joining the company’s Board of Directors. Panjwani brings with him 12 years of experience at SafeNet. During his time there, he moved from the GM and SVP of the Data Protection sector, to the position of CEO. He also presided over the acquisition of 12 companies, including Cryptocard, and helped the company adapt to emerging sales models.
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D&H Signs Distribution Agreement with 3D Printer Manufacturer, MakerBot
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D&H Distributing and MakerBot today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement, which will allow D&H to sell MakerBot 3D printers and scanners to a wide range of verticals. As many of you know from our past coverage of D&H, the PA-based disty is laser-focused on new technologies and the education opportunity for resellers. In fact, today’s announcement will enable D&H to add the 3D printers and scanners to its K-12 education offerings, and product training via D&H’s well-respected Solution Lab. As of this writing, MakerBot has its 3D printers and scanners in ove...
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My Digital Shield Appoints Caleb Sima to Advisory Board
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Security-as-a-Service provider My Digital Shield announced today Caleb Sima, executive chairman co-founder of Blueblox Security, has joined MDS’ advisory board. “We’re thrilled to welcome Caleb to our advisory board and are confident that his unparalleled expertise in web security technologies will be a significant asset to our team,” MDS CEO Andrew Bagrin said. “His understanding of the field and insight into emerging trends will be a driving force in helping expand MDS’ growth.” Sima has more than 20 years of experience in the web security industry, and was chosen for his ability to expan...
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